Kenyan News

Kenyan News

Kenya’s Stats Office says 2016 GDP Grew By 5.8%

April 20, 2017
The Kenya National Bureau Of Statistics data released today shows that Kenya’s economy expanded by 5.8% in 2016 from 5.7 per cent in 2015. The most fascinating thing is that the main contributors of the country’s […]
Kenyan News

IMF Concludes Kenya Visit, Urges Govt to Scrap Rate Caps

April 17, 2017
A team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) visited Kenya from April 3 to 13, 2017, to review and hold discussions on the country’s US$989.8 million 2 year Stand-By Arrangement (SBA) and a US$494.9 million   Standby Credit […]
African News

Michael Joseph joins Board of Fintech Firm, MFS Africa

April 13, 2017
MFS Africa, a leading Pan-African fintech company, has announced that Michael Joseph has joined its Board of Directors as an independent Non-Executive Director. Michael served as CEO of Safaricom in Kenya from 2000 to 2010, and […]

African News

African News

Michael Joseph joins Board of Fintech Firm, MFS Africa

April 13, 2017
MFS Africa, a leading Pan-African fintech company, has announced that Michael Joseph has joined its Board of Directors as an independent Non-Executive Director. Michael served as CEO of Safaricom in Kenya from 2000 to 2010, and […]
African News

86 Companies Apply To List On Dar Stock Exchange

April 9, 2017
According to officials of the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE), at least 86 Tanzanian companies have applied for listing on the DSE and at least 25 of them are expected to list before the end of […]
African News

Fitch Joins S&P in Downgrading South to Junk Status

April 8, 2017
Ratings agency Fitch downgraded South Africa’s credit rating to sub-investment grade on Friday, saying a recent cabinet reshuffle that saw respected finance minister dismissed will likely result in a change in economic policy direction. Fitch […]

Global Market

Global News

UK officially Triggers BREXIT

March 29, 2017
The United Kingdom has informed the European Union of its intention to leave the bloc, thus triggering Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty. The official notice to the EU was delivered by British Ambassador to […]

Opinion and Commentary

Editorial

Can you trust Wall Street’s numbers?

April 2, 2017
Can you trust Wall Street’s numbers? We’ve all heard of profit warnings and earnings surprises. With companies updating investors every 3 months, it’s almost shocking that anything radical happens. Yet, every day a company surprises […]

Events

May
8
Mon
all-day MARSHALLS (EAST AFRICA) LIMITED ...
MARSHALLS (EAST AFRICA) LIMITED ...
May 8 all-day
Notice is hereby given that the 68 th Annual General Meeting of the Company will be held at the Sovereign Suite, Limuru Road on Monday, 08 May, 2017 at 11.00 am to conduct the following [...]
May
12
Fri
4:27 pm BAT Kenya AGM
BAT Kenya AGM
May 12 @ 4:27 pm – 5:27 pm
BAT Kenya AGM will be held on 12th May 2017 as from 11:00 AM. Venue; Intercontinental Hotel
May
22
Mon
all-day African Development Bank Group’s...
African Development Bank Group’s...
May 22 – May 26 all-day
The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) and the government of India will host the AFDB’s 2017 Annual Meetings in Ahmedabad, the capital of the Indian state of Gujarat. Following the India-Africa Summit that took place [...]

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